Embroidered pincushion cover of fine white cotton

English
mid-19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

18.56 x 22.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1651

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

With two oval shields in center supported by lion and unicorn and surmounted by royal crown, border of roses and thistles, and shamrocks, with a harp at each corner, and a crown in the middle at each side, worked with satin, seed, and eyelet stitches in white cotton thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich